Tips on Replacing Kitchen Cabinets

Replacing kitchen cabinets can be a stressful job. The hardest part of most major kitchen remodeling projects is deciding on the style of the new cabinets as they can change the entire look of a kitchen.


Before you purchase new kitchen cabinets make sure you have the exact measurements of your old cabinets as well as extra wall space. This establishes the parameters for the new cabinets, which is especially useful if you want your new wall cabinets to be a little larger than your old ones, for instance.


Decide on a general style before you go looking. Research online and find styles you like, then go to a retail outlet and see what they look like. Don't just order online. Leave yourself a range of choices as cabinets can often look different up close.


Read the instructions fully when replacing kitchen cabinets and make sure you have all the tools and equipment to hand before you begin the job. The last thing you want is to be halfway through installation and discover you don’t have a level, for example.

Take time over the installation when replacing kitchen cabinets. That way you’ll do the best possible job and the new cabinets will last for years.